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Seasonal Veterinary Associate (Stud) - Rossdales Veterinary Surgeons - Lambourn

05 Jul 2024 BEVA

Rossdales Veterinary Surgeons

Veterinary Associate (Stud) – Seasonal / FTC

Due to a growing client base, an exciting opportunity has arisen with Rossdales Veterinary Surgeons for a dedicated veterinary surgeon to join our stud team at our Lambourn Practice. This exciting role offers the potential to work with some of the Thoroughbred breeding community’s most elite stud farms and horses. In addition, there will also be the opportunity to gain experience and exposure to our horses in training and sport horse side of the practice.

This position can be seasonal to cover the breeding season or fixed term for 12 months to cover maternity leave. This is a full-time role working 49 hours per week Monday to Friday and Saturday mornings. This role will include contribution to the out of hours on-call service. Others hours, including Bank Holidays, may be required in accordance with the Practice needs.

Our Lambourn Practice is supported by Rossdales Laboratories, and our Equine Hospital, Diagnostic Centre and Medical Intensive Care Unit for a seamless referral for diagnostic, surgical and medical procedures.

This is an excellent position for someone wishing to broaden their experience and knowledge in all areas of Thoroughbred Practice.

The successful candidate will be able to take advantage of an excellent CPD package which promotes learning both externally and with access to the internationally renowned Rossdales CPD programmes.

The ideal candidate will be registered or eligible to register with the Royal Veterinary College (RCVS); Minimum of one year’s postgraduate equine experience, ideally will have completed an equine internship. The ability to remain calm under pressure, be a team player and integrate with our multidisciplinary specialist team. Highly motivated with outstanding attention to detail, excellent client management skills with a high level of accuracy, verbal and written communication skills.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

For further information, please see the full job description.

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Enhanced holiday
  • Opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced family schemes, including maternity and paternity leave
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Health Shield
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Employee Activities / Events


Application Process

Please contact Robert Dallas by email if you wish to have an informal discussion about this role.

To apply, please email your full curriculum vitae with a covering letter to

Closing date: 26th July 2024